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Re: (ITS#5134) dbconfig vs. DB_CONFIG

ghenry@suretecsystems.com wrote:
> I would say since dbconfig directives only work on a restart of slapd, and
> that if a DB_CONFIG is present, the DB_CONFIG should *always* take
> precedence. If dbconfig changes could make a difference via back-config,
> which they can't without a restart, then dbconfig stuff should override
> any DB_CONFIG.

dbconfig behavior via cn=config is fully dynamic, and thus quite different from 
slapd.conf. Changes to dbconfig via cn=config take effect immediately and will 
completely rewrite the DB_CONFIG file.
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